“It’s encouraging to see Zuck post this, but I’ll maintain my skepticism until some sort of action is taken by the company," one Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News.
The social network also said it will start blocking some ads in the US starting later this summer.
People Are Saying Police Brutality Protesters Are Being Paid, But They’re Citing A Satirical Website
The creator of ProtestJobs.com is mortified.
Twitter And Snapchat Are Reining Trump In. Critics Want Them To Do It To Politicians Around The World.
“Politicians in many places have posted worse."
“Facebook's inaction in taking down Trump's post inciting violence makes me ashamed to work here.”
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
The discredited video has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has spread across the non-English-speaking world.
Neither platform is more free than the other — but they do have different rules.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Trump’s Campaign And Fox News Are Attacking A Twitter Employee Because They Think He Fact-Checked The President. They Have The Wrong Guy.
“No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. “It's unfortunate to see individual employees targeted for company decisions.”
This Nurse Is Posting Horrific Photos On Instagram From People Who Tried A "DIY Chemical Peel" In Quarantine
Zoe Gazola also wants giant retailers like Amazon to place stricter regulations on products you can easily purchase on their site.
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
The slickly produced video has been viewed by millions, despite platforms' attempts to limit its spread.
We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to stop sharing unhelpful memes.
Using misleading Facebook pages and deceptive ads, ZestAds sold coronavirus masks at wildly inflated prices.
A Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Dog's Facebook And Facebook Is Asking For Her Dog's Driver's License To Access It
I guess Emily's only option is to teach her dog, Max, how to drive.
Now Brad Lee Butcher is selling T-shirts.
Wildlife Traffickers Are Setting Up Fake Zoos On Facebook To Sell The Scales Of Endangered Pangolins
The pages are as easy to find as searching the word “pangolin" in Vietnamese.
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Social media platforms are facing criticism for allowing accounts to profit from product sales alongside wild conspiracy theories about the virus.
The National Institutes of Health has given millions of dollars to scientists studying coronaviruses. That funding didn't cause the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two British Yoga Teachers Built A Huge Facebook Page Sharing Spiritual Memes. Now It's Been Named A Coronavirus "Misinformation Superspreader"
Pages devoted to spirituality and alternative therapies are becoming major sources of misleading information, experts say.
When I die, turn me into one of Chefclub's horrible recipes. I beg of you.
Australia Wants Facebook And Google To Pay News Outlets For Their Content. Could Governments Around The World Follow?
As the coronavirus pandemic decimates the economics of the news industry, the Australian government is stepping in. It may not be the only one.
Cheap data and inexpensive smartphones brought millions of people online in India this decade. As the country’s government cracks down, protesters are using the internet to resist.
In less than a month, the baseless claim went from an obscure biohacking blog to the New York Post and RT.